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-skating conga line. >> a brand new world record! >> this record was confirmed, not by the guinness book of world records but by dan roman, ceo of record setter.com. >> we would like to congratulate all the people that participated in setting a record for the longest roller-skating conga line. 197 people participated. >> record setter is, as dan explains it, like wikipedia to the guinness book of world records ensign cloe paid ya. >> i just thought there was an opportunity to take this idea of democratic, crowd source world records and document them with video and make a web company that the world could participate in. >> here is how it works. anyone can submit any record they want to the record-setter site. they take a video and send it in. the team at record setter confirms it is, indeed, a record. >> we love giving people the opportunity to dream up and create their own world records. we try to never subject ifl judge categories. we have open rules as long as your records are quantifiable and breakable and you have media evidence, we welcome it on to our site. >> which is why they have some re
on our plaza, on a very chilly day, as i recall. who else made the world guinness record book this year. an interesting list. i'm savannah guthrie alongside willie geist, in for matt. >> hope everyone had a nice christmas. it turns to some of those gift returns today. maybe the joy of the season diminished today as you head out to the mall. we'll try to make it easier for you as you head out to go shopping again today. >> portrayed by harrison ford, ben affleck. now the honor falls to chris pine on a new movie about the cia agent. >> we sit down with perhaps the biggest star in all of hollywood, leonardo dicaprio, talking about his new role in the quentin tarantino film "django unchained." >>> we showed you the gentleman who got the football tickets for christmas, was moved to tears. we'll talk to him in a couple of moments. we called him. he will be on the phone with us in a few moments. >>> we want to check in with erica hill who is in for natalie at the news desk. good morning again. >> good morning again. a powerful winter storm is making its way east today, one day after leaving a
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. >>> at the age of 115 years old, dina manfredini is he ised to the guinness -- headed to the guinness book of world records. she is now the oldest living woman in the world. this is video of the 115th birthday bash. she was born in italy in 1897 and came to the united states with her husband in the 1920s. they raised four children before her husband passed away in 1965. i'd be curious to know what invention impresses her the most. >>> it may be this beginning today you can chow down on a whopper. a 55 cents in honor of the 55th anniversary. she was around for that you know. burger king is offering a deal through sunday. december 9th but there's a catch. you have to first buy a full priced whopper to get that 55- cent deal. >>> all right, you're talking about bargains here's one that's not. starbucks' lovers your barista is going to ask you if you want to pay for the monohot latte with cash, plastic or steel. that's their new superpremium gift card and report says the company is releasing the starbucks metal card which costs $450. it's loaded with $400 in credit. that's a lot of cough foe.
out the guinness book of world records for the most lights. and that national christmas tree with its 80,000 lights, it makes that look like charley brown's christmas tree. >> in is just over the top! >> it's sort of one of the first things we always do every year. it's just magical for me. >> reporter: it's a tradition that began 30 years ago by deacon dave. >> i wanted to do something for people of all faiths. >> reporter: he began with setting up a few lights around his livermore home. >> probably the buildings were this big, and it was a little miniature elf village along one side of the driveway. >> reporter: the display attracts thousands of people every year, many of them children who are mesmerized by the display. >> it's more spiritual than religious, perhaps. >> reporter: what do the neighbors think? >> i think it's fabulous. >> reporter: she has lived across the street from his display since 1989. >> a little tough to compete with the deacon. we don't even try. >> i got to ask you. what's your peing peing pg&e bill? >> i don't tell anyone. i can guarantee you , i am sitt
as hd tvs top displays in the u.s. it beat out the guinness record book holder for most lights. >> this is over the top. >> reporter: for the many who come here it isn't christmas until they see this. >> it's sort of one of the first things we do every year. magical for me. >> reporter: it's a tradition that began 30 years ago. >> i wanted to do something for people of all faiths. >> reporter: he began with setting up a few lights around his home. >> probably the buildings were this big and it was a little miniature elf village along one side of the driveway. pushing at maybe 2000 nights. today 345,300. >> reporter: many children who are mesmerized. >> more spiritual than religious, programs. but definitely. >> reporter: what do the neighbors think? >> i think it's fabulous. >> reporter: she's lived across the street since 1989. she puts up a display of her own. >> we don't even try. we just do what we do. >> reporter: i got to ask you. whatst your pg&e bill. >> i can guarantee you i'm sitting down when i open the bill. however if anyone wants to pay my bill i'll be happy to pa
transformed publishing and here's why. he holds the guinness record for the most number one "new york times" bestsellers of any author ever. in 2011 it was estimated that one in four of all hardcover suspense thriller novels sold with the bad mr. patterson. selling over 300 billion copies of his books worldwide, that's 300 million copies. he's also the the first other to achieve 5 million e-book sales and by now has probably hit in william as we sit in this room. what is impressive about all of this though is that the successes and based solely on a similar site the ever popular alice crossed in the women's murder club at michael bennet series. he's also the current best-selling author and and a young adult and middle grade categories. it's not just about his success either. he's won the coveted edgar award, the bca mystery guild ruler of the year award from an internist thriller of the year award from the reader's digest readers choice award and the children's choice but councils children's choice award. i got through that. it has been said of james patterson and his work, no writer has ev
the stadium 28,000 people and set a world record. certied as the biggest, audience. by "guinness book of world records." john: thank you. the best places i have found to spend my charity dollars. and your questions for our ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] a full life measured in seats starts with the right ones earlyn. car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 through 13. learn how to prevent deaths and injuries by using the right car seat for your child's age and size. [applause] john: we are back with your questions. list of common people to help people tried to the smart. year and broke loose says make money do not let them guilty you out. and monday from honor flight. >> would it aligned with the ayn rand philosophy to donate to a charity that alliance with your own self-interest? >> aolutely. ayn rand gave to charity but gave to causes she believed in battle lines with their own self-interest and 57 doesn't everybody? >> no. you should get rid of them gilts. you don't deserve it. it is not in their se-interest when people are tilted into giving. >> you say the program comes to an
the stadium 28,000 people and set a world record. certified as the biggest, audience. by "guinness book of world records." john: thank you. the best places i have found to spend my charity dollars. to spend my charity dollars. and your questions for our this family used capital one venture miles to come home for the holidays. that's double miles you can actually use... sadly, their brother's white christmas just got "blacked out." [ brother ] but it's the family party! really jingles your bells, doesn't it? my gift to you! the capital one venture card! for any flight, any time! that's double miles you can actually use! how illuminating. what's in your wallet? let me guess, am on the naughty list again? ho ho ho! [applause] john: we are back with your questions. list of common people to help people tried to the smart. year and broke loose says make money do not let them guilty you out. and monday from honor flight. >> would it aligned with the ayn rand philosophy to donate to a charity that alliance with your own self-interest? >> absolutely. ayn rand gave to charity but gave to causes s
. >>> it's now official, guinness world records confirmed a 115-year-old japanese man is the world's oldest living person. not only that, he is also the oldest man in history. he lives in kyoto prefecture, western japan. he reached the age of 115 years and 253 days on friday. he was born in april 1887. he worked at the post office and after he retired took up farming. he has 14 children, 25 great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren. >> thank you very much. you are very kind. he was hospitalized about two weeks ago but is recovering. on wednesday he expressed his gratitude both in japanese and english when he was given a bouquet of flowers at the hospital. we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news, i'm gene otani, thanks very much for joining us. have a great day wherever you are and happy holidays.
it a retirement, says he'll still play as an amateur. >>> it's now official, guinness world records has confirmed that a 115-year-old japanese man is the world's oldest living person. not only that he's also the oldest man in history. he lives in kyoto prefecture, western japan. he reached the age of 115 years and 253 days on friday. he was born in april 1897. he worked at a post office for his whole career. after he retired he took up farming. he has 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. he was hospitalized about two weeks ago but is recovering. on wednesday he expressed his gratitude both in japanese and english when he was given a bouquet of flowers at the hospital. >>> another winter storm is hitting the southern u.s. >> we're watching this next storm come through. this is on the wake of the powerful storm that went through all week basically. that one pushing off through new england. bringing flurries there. then this one moving across the lower mississippi river valley. this is bringing rain showers here. it will start to change over to snow as it works
's tallest. bella. the guinness book of world records crown this great game the tallest living female dog in the world. she weighs 170 pounds and stands just over 3 feet tall when on all fours. despite her new fame, she is taking it easy after earning four obedience titles. steve comes back [ male announcer ] this commercial is not about getting fios it's about getting fios. that moment after you finally got it that you actually get it. when you see the difference 100% fiber optics makes and you say "woah we are not on cable anymore." when online videos aren't herky jerky, you get it. or when a movie downloads in two minutes, you get it. last chance to get fios for just $79.99 a month for two years with a two-year agreement. plus $300 0 back. go to got2getfios.com today for america's fastest, most reliable internet -- call the verizon center verizon fios. for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> we just introduce you to the largest dog and now to the smaller end of the spectrum. oscar, from tucson, arizona,
to guinness book of world records she is the world's tallest living female dog. bella is in arizona weighing 170 pounds and she eats four cups of food every day. wow. she is standing on all fours she is over 4 feet tall and her owners say they were inspired to put her in the running for the title after -- matching shirts there you go. he was the former record holder for the tallest dog ever four cups of food and bella is a big one. >> we have dogs and i he don't think that our -- and don't think our dog's weight combined with come close to bella. >> i have a beagel this big. the paws are bigger than my dog. >> oscar is like a paperweight. >> dogs love smell. >> no mine does not. >> mine is obsessed with snow. >> you open the door at crowson plantation and dog says you've got to be kidding. >> carry me. yeah. you know negotiation is on the way, good for dogs. not good for us because we will be working we are here saturday morning so you know working for you. let's go outside and look at where's the storm down over the tennessee valley a few clouds this morning. and again we will be dealing wi
the tallest living female dog by the guinness book of world records. she weighs in at 170 pounds, eads 4 cups of dog food a day. the owners had to use a certified measuring stick to confirm that she stands over 3 feet tall on all fours. she has won four obedience titles but has now retired and spends most of her days as a couch potato. tonight at 5:00, a late breaking details on the longshoremen's strike that could paralyze the ports in baltimore and dundalk. new state law work to protect your lot from identity theft. what you need to know to make it work for you. and a brutal beating have some screaming hate crime. details on the controversial assault and police investigation. now your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple season all weekend long. >> let's play. your pick 3 numbers. 7. in the middle, five. final member for pick 3. 3. pick 3 numbers are 7, 5, 3. we would get to the pick 4 in a moment. moving right along to the pick 4 game, marsha harris. 9. the next number is 9. fallen by 4. our final no. 4 pick for is 1. recapping pick 4 -- 9,
. is it true that when an irish woman's water breaks it's guinness? >> it's pretty good but can be creepy. >> ball street. >> rapping about puberty when you first started. >> oh, my god. where did you come from? >> my mother's womb. >> he does a lot of web comedy. a comedian, sharp as a tack. >> you're cut off on vh1 season two. >> is that a show about circumcision. >> he gets a lot of action. >> at every event. >> cora, like, oh, my god. i love you. >> people love joegoesa to see joe goes," head over to our website and click on best of rtm. >>> a mom tells her heartbreaking story with printed times. >> she holds up one sign with, i will be fixed. >> see what happens next and why this video has gone viral. >>> and this guy's got an internet video hit, even if he doesn't know what he's singing. >> he's got the chorus down. especially the fire part. >> hear the song that's m [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. faster t
sitting in the bar having himself a guinness here. he calls this my seasonal video 2012. description, 'tis the season for agencies to send out holiday videos in a thinly veiled attempt to get your business. here is my attempt. >> it doesn't really look like he's trying very hard. >> well, his attempt, a little bummed out, board. he needs some work. but the thing is, in the past he's had some pretty legit clients. if you look on floyd's website he's worked for a lot of big named clients. now that he's working for himself, things aren't as busy for floyd, so this video is his sort of holiday card to people out there looking for somebody who would be a creative consultant to say, please, please gete out of this bar. a favorite holiday movie, "home alone." but now see what happens when a bunch of screw [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed interne
guinness world record. his achievement? giving the world's coldest concert. charlie simpson undertook the challenge in the remote russian village of oymyakon. the siberian town is the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth. ♪ welcome to my >> with temperatures near minus 30 degrees celsius, simpson's guitar strings froze, but he managed to play for 15 minutes. a small audience of local women gathered to witness the feat. >> after the second solo i nearly -- i thought about stopping because my fingers -- one of the most painful experiences in my life. i just kind of pushed on after that, but it was incredibly painful. >> british media are praising simpson as the world's coolest singer. >>> a typhoon is heading towards the philippines. rachel ferguson has the latest in weather. rachel? >> hi there, yes, indeed. bopha left destruction in palau, now it's heading to the philippines where it's expected to make landfall on tuesday morning as a typhoon. so maintaining strength right now. in fact, the winds right now are sustained at 180 kilometers per hour with gusts exceeding 250 kil
. a woman in england holds the guinness world record for using the largest knitting needles. they're more than 10 feet long. these look much more manageable. here's another technique that i'll try much later -- knitting with four needles at one time. >> and they're for doing something in the round that's a little smaller. >> to help figure out what to knit, you can choose from hundreds of free patterns at online sites like lionbrandyarn.com. there are a lot of types of yarns, but if you're just starting, what types of yarn should you look for? >> you want to look for a smooth fiber. also a light color, because you want to be able to see your stitches, and sometimes, with black or really deep purple, even though you might love that color, it can be really hard to see. another thing you want to look for is a solid color. and the last thing to consider is what's called the weight of the yarn, which is the thickness. so, a nice medium-weight yarn which uses needle sizes from 9 to 11 is a perfect start. >> i think i'm getting the hang of this. knitting takes patience and concentration, but the
ministers. the people at guinness world records officially recognized kimura as the world's oldest living person. he succeeded the title from a woman who died monday in the u.s. she was born 15 days before kimura in 1897. kimura lives in kyoto in western japan. he worked at a post office until he was 65, and he farmed until he was . kimura will break the all-time record for male longevity on december 28th. >>> it's time now to take a look at the world weather forecast. heavy snow in eastern europe has claimed the lives of dozens of people and caused major disruptions in traffic and power supply. meteorologist sayaka mori gives us the details. >> hi there. the eastern part of europe has been hit by a severe cold snap. ukrainian oicials say 37 people have died from the severe cold spell. more than 150 people remain in hospital with frostbite 37 temperatures have dropped as low as 20 degrees in western parts of ukraine. snowstorms trapped hundreds of cars in a gigantic traffic jam on one of the major highways. the army came to help with tanks to clear snow and tow trapped vehicles. snow has
, audience. by "guinness book of world records." john: thank you. the best places i have found to spend my charity dollars. and your questions for our copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-actg bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung funcon. get your first full prescription free at advaircopd.com. [applause] john: we are back with your questions. list of common people to help people tried to the smar
was bubble wrap i would put my fragile package inside him. and gavin mcguinness. and she quite energetic, but writing pathetic. good to see you, pinch. >> today in dining jolly right for the market thanks to the affects of global warming. you see pigs hunt truffles, greg. >> i had no idea. >> and they have curly tails. >> i wouldn't call frank rich a pig. >> how dare you? >> how dare you? >> he lost weight. good for him on this holiday season. >>> should they stay defiant or be more pliant? i speak of the republican party. i speak of a new poll. for the first time the majority of americans say the gop or gop for short is too extreme saying their policies are outside the mainstream. back in 2010, an actual year, only 40% felt that way. the poll also found that most people consider democrats, quote, generally mainstream, end quote. said the polling director of the perception of republicans that is due in part to the fact that the republican brand is not doing all that well. surprise, surprise. meanwhile 76% of americans believe this possum is the right amount of extreme. sherrod, what is t
and gavin mcguinness. wow. time to go back to tv's andy levy for the post game wrap up. >> hey. >> hey. >> what's up? >> not much. what does reason tv have planned? >> we put out a great video about libertarian christmas movies there are some. >> like what? >>- q. i there is the five-second scene in "it is a wonderful life"
, quick mention in apple session lows right now down about 5.5% in the guinness was the company for the annual high of $705 cover right now $5.42. the closing bell ringing in 16 minutes. melissa: the dow is a big mover. often the height of the session. what are you looking at? nicole: up 91 points. on the intraday chart we are also the height o highs of the n was still hanging on to be pretty nice gains. take a look at apple intraday. this is important to look at with apple hitting new lows on the session as we speak down $36 per share, a full 6.2% drop. in bear market territory, off of the 2012 highs. a big decline for apple. branching out into the energy sector, starbucks not only $450 made of steel gift cards, but talk about opening 3000 new stars, citigroup 11,000, job layoffs and bank of america had to put this one on here, guys. up 5% today. this is the best performing dow component so far this yearras we head into the final trading days of the year. bank of america doing very well coming above the $10 mark that has not been there for quite some time. look at the dow 30, o
and guinness. don't drink them all together. a master brand and growth all over the world and a solid 2.8% yield. everything is going diageo's way and their interim financial statement, 5% growth. i say you can stick with diageo. here's the bottom line. looking back at our anointed stocks for the fourth quarter, ulta salon, gilead and diageo, they still got it, okay. tractor supply and alexia, slammed at these levels, i think they could be more attractive. although i think home depot and celgen probably outperform these two i would keep all five on your shopping list in case we get a fiscal cliff deal or we go over the deadline and get a huge fiscal cliff-induced selloff. i thinks these stocks bounce hard, and smoke first, when the smoke clears from the cliff jump. let's go to logan in texas. >> caller: my question is, there's been a lot of talk about 3-d printers and 3-d systems and stratus, and i'm curious what you think of the industry, and stratus has had a merger today, and they had a big selloff. what do you see specifically with their future. >> ted, my research assistant and i h
to be already on the books for february. >> well if it seems like guinness will confirm world record for just about anything you opinion correct about that. the group has just anointed musician for playing the col coldest gig on earth. >> welcome to my gig. >>reporter: public hard to make the finger move on the guys nar that cold. simpson lead singer from fight star. he played in small town in siberia it's the coldest permanently inhabited place on the planet. well concert took 15 minutes. minimum length of time needed to set the record was concerned that the guitar might disintegrate because of the flew just would not be able to withstand the cold. fortunately it and simpson were freezing but were fine. >> it is a few hundred males south of the ark particular circle where he played and recorded temperatures as leas minus 96.16 degrees fahrenheit. that's tl cold. >> well more to come tonight on 7 news at 9:00. fight for nudity in san francisco gets nasty. as one advocate tries to snap bath ramp photo of an opponent. find out what authorities say about that. >> they call it frank fish.
until he gave me my courter back. it is gavin mcguinness. and he is the paper you dismyself because of his -- despise because of his lies. good to see you, pinch. >> you are tolerant, mr. pinch. ♪ you're a citizen of the world ♪ ♪ you find righties ♪ too aggressive ♪ and spiting stories more aggressive ♪ ♪ happy hanukkah ♪ and winter solstice everybody ♪ am i forgetting any holidays? happy war on christmas, suckers. >> wow, that was beautiful. >> tis the season. >> yes, tis the season. to kill you. >> it has really gone downhill this past week. dut psy want us to die? the pop sensation behind "gangnam style" from most viewed to getting bed for his anti- american past. years ago he said nasty things about our troops. in 2004 a year, after a korean missionary was beheaded, the putrid pop star joined others in a live performance in a song called "dear american" that features psy raping these lyrics and i will bleep myself. kill those f-ing yankees torturing captives. kill those f-ing yank keys. kill their daughters and mothers and fatherss in laws and fathers. kill th
. and if fierce commentary was tai chi i would do him on a mat in the park. it is the groar of gavin mcguinness. it is miles mcginnis. and our new york correspondent, pinch. >> i can tell i will get along with him. today at 5:38 written by our own nate silver, you remember him. he is like dick more rirks but active it. -- dick morris, but active. accurate. in other news, the new york times formerly endorses hillary clinton for president. vice president to be named later. ♪ all the news that's fit to print ♪ >> that was sophisticated. >> the north pole for gun control. more americans think santa is a democrat. and 40% believe the jolly man is a member of the left. versus 28% who think st. nick tilts more toward tricky dick. many think mitt romney belong on the nice list than think more than our kenyan-born president. and 50% believe there is an actual war on christmas, while four in 10 americans, that's 40%, miles, do not. and finally 100% of those surveyed agree orangutans are always high. >> keep doing it, keep doing it, keep doing it. >> security! >> he is trying to fix my mic. that's why
her hair done and watched a movie. yesterday she had trouble breathing, and passed away. guinness certified cooper the world's oldest person last year. in case you're wondering, that title now belongs to dina manfer dini, who lives in iowa. she just celebrated her 115th birthday. >>> coming up next, we are hearing from the parents of a young cancer patient taken from a hospital. police say the girl could be in danger. why her mother and dad said they are not the ones ho put her at risk. >>> we're now hearing from the parents of a missing 11-year-old cancer patient. the girl disappeared last week when her mother sneaked her out of the hospital in arizona. authorities say the girl could be in danger. but as miguel almaguer reports, the parents say the hospital put her at risk. >> reporter: 11-year-old emily was last seen with her mother, the young leukemia patient spotted on surveillance cameras walking through an arizona hospital last wednesday at 10:25 p.m. ducking into a bathroom, police say her mother removed emily "i.v., which was connected to a chest catheter, changed her clot
was at the funeral to a big bang. of these pieces and everybody walked away with a little piece of him. gavin mcguinness who mcginest was on my show a lot, i joke what would write part due in the situation and he had a shirt made. when you get in if a fight with the liberal liberals are just -- and it always works. you can't replace him but a lot of people together are i think. [applause] >> i was just wondering, you are one of the few conservative voices who does really well at -- and i was wondering if you have an opinion on why that is and if we can get better at humor and speaking the truth in that way? >> some of the funniest people i know or most of the funniest people i know are conservatives but they are doing other things. they are involved in business. it never occurred to them to be funny. do you know what they mean? it's a weird thing because most of the comedians when i do redeye are not liberal. there are a lot more out there than you think. they don't want to get screwed and that is the reality, a lot of people don't like to say what they feel. the most successful comedians always are gro
record. he said, it's so much easier to create your own guinness world record than to break someone else's. his whole thing was foot, bus, taxi, train, canoe. no planes, helicopters, and no hot air balloons. >> it certainly would have been easier. >> he went to south sudan, the newest country on earth. >> how long is it taking him? >> around four years. 1,426 days. >> wow. >> so he's ending now and will be home hopefully for christmas. >> i'm just curious how he's paying for all this. this can get expensive, even without the airline tickets. >> exactly. he's doing it in association with a charity in britain called water aid. that's the one part of the funding. he also says he's doing it for less than $100 a week. water aid is fascinating. they really highlight the issue of what happens with contaminated water. something like 11% of the world doesn't have sanitized water. 700,000 children a year die of disease related to unsanitary water. in conjunction with water aid it's part of his sponsorship. >> he's really raising awareness. >> absolutely. >> that's great. was there any surprise? i
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lincoln" at fifth. a new edition of the guinness world records, 2013, this is sixth. at seventh, the lego company presents an encyclopedia of their toy characters. at number eight, missionary sarah young writes a journal from god's point of view in "jesus calling," followed by mark owen's no ease she day, a detailed, firsthand account of the mission to kill osama bin laden. then at tenth, j.j. virgin describes her way to lose seven pounds in seven days with her book, "the virgin diet." for more and to browse other lists, go to wsj.com. >> it all started off, i was a typical high school student. 17 years old, and i was walking through my lunchroom, and, you know, i knew everything back then. [laughter] and i was walking through, and a marine recruiter was sitting in the black corner, and he had his dress blues on. i'm telling you, this guy looked like he could have been the president of the united states. i started asking him a lot of smart aleck questions, you know, what's this for? how'd you get that? oh, well, i can hit a deer at 100 yards, not impressing him at all. so he took it for a
a guinness and sends an asked about that myself and myself and i said sure. i figured this script would be very much at some point homer would say not even neil gaiman could come up with something like this and you cut to be going you're right, i couldn't. december the script and i was in here to read stuff. i'm still in here, still doing stuff. but i'm getting towards the end i haven't done anything in a few pages. i'm the baddie. it was brilliant. my delighted foul at the end that i cannot read and write is one of my favorite moments in all television. the ec, this is ambiguous because it might be a doctor who questioned that it might not. when you write, are you like a 9-year-old in the bedroom? [laughter] yes. mostly that's what it feels like actually. i know these parts had to go to get there somehow. it seemed so simple when i took it apart. everything i took apart as a 9-year-old. each have something like an old television and take it apart or put it back together again like it says in these books that says a thousand interesting things a boy should know and then i will know how
to this day of the longest one man filibuster. and again his work pashtun and the guinness book of world records, 24 hours and 18 minutes he spoke against the 1957 civil rights bill. we remember strom thurmond today as one of the last of the jim crow demagogues. and he was. he was that. he was one of the last jim crow demagogue. what we forget about thurmond is that he was also one of the first of the sun belt conservatives. what do i mean by that? what's a sun belt conservative? the sun belt, it's one of the big stories, one of the major stories in the history of 20th century american politics. and that is the flow of jobs, of industry, of resources and population from the states of the northeast and the midwest to the south and the southwest in the post-world war ii period. the southern states were recruiting industries. they were passing right-to-work laws. they were receiving lots of funding from the federal government to build military installations at a time when the united states was involved in the cold war against the soviet union. so states like mississippi, states like georgia
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